Press Release

Ixia Garners Multiple Best of Show Awards at Interop Tokyo

Posted 06/08/2017

CALABASAS, CA—June 7, 2017—Ixia, a leading provider of network testing, visibility, and security solutions, today announced that the company’s products and technology, which are available for viewing at the company’s Booth Number 4Y17, have been recognized with three best of show awards at Interop Tokyo 2017 in Chiba, Japan, including the coveted Grand Prix Best of Show.

Approximately 500 companies and organizations exhibit at Interop Tokyo each year, and introduce products, solutions, and services. From those products, solutions, and services, IT experts select the winners for the Grand Prix and special category awards. Ixia received three awards across visibility, security, and testing categories:

Grand Prix Best of Show Winner – A 400GE PAM4 QSFP-DD demo in collaboration with Cisco and Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT). This successful collaboration with Cisco and FIT demonstrated 400 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) traffic with Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable Double Density (QSFP-DD) via four-level Pulse Amplitude Modulation (PAM4) electrical lanes with passive direct attached copper cable.

Silver Award Winner for Enterprise/SMB Networking – Ixia’s iBypass™ VHD combines reliable Ixia technology with next-generation intelligence and flexibility to help ensure that security tools have continuous visibility into network traffic, while improving security infrastructure uptime and overall reliability with consistent network visibility and monitoring.

Silver Award Winner for Testing – Ixia’s CloudStorm™ 100GE Application and Security Test Load Module delivers unprecedented performance to test and validate the increased capacity, efficiency, and resiliency of hyperscale cloud data centers. This flexible and scalable solution simulates 2.4 terabits of mixed applications, as well as malicious traffic, to test the critical elements of complex data centers, including server applications, storage workloads, and network security devices.

About Ixia
Ixia, now part of Keysight Technologies, provides testing, visibility, and security solutions to strengthen networks and cloud environments for enterprises, service providers, and network equipment manufacturers. Ixia offers companies trusted environments in which to develop, deploy, and operate. Customers worldwide rely on Ixia to verify their designs, optimize their performance, and ensure protection of their networks and cloud environments. Learn more at

About Keysight Technologies
Keysight Technologies is a leading technology company that helps its engineering, enterprise and service provider customers optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost. Keysight's solutions go where the electronic signal goes, from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in networks and cloud environments. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor and general electronics end markets. Keysight generated revenues of $2.9B in fiscal year 2016. In April 2017, Keysight acquired Ixia, a leader in network test, visibility, and security. More information is available at

Ixia, the Ixia logo, iBypass, and CloudStorm are trademarks or registered trademarks of Ixia in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.

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